Lena Waithe’s ‘Twenties’ Atlanta screening
BET pre-screened the first episode of Lena Waithe’s new series, “TWENTIES” for VIP’s & fans at Factory Atlanta last week.
The episode was enjoyed by fans, VIP guests, and select media in attendance. Following the screening, fans had the opportunity to party with cast members Jonica “JoJo” T. Gibbs, Christina Elmore, & Gabrielle Graham. Following the Atlanta screening, the cast members traveled to Chicago to show the first episode to their Windy City fans at Moonlight Studios.
TWENTIES is an eight-episode series that follows the adventures of a queer black girl named Hattie, played by newcomer Jonica “JoJo” T. Gibbs (Good Trouble, The Neighborhood), in her first leading role; and her two best friends, Marie, played by Christina Elmore (The Last Ship, Insecure, Fruitvale Station), and Nia, played by Gabrielle Graham (On The Basis of Sex, 21 Thunder); as they chase their dreams and live life in their twenties. Guest stars for the series will include Jenifer Lewis (Black-ish), Sean “Big Sean” Anderson (debut role), Rick Fox, Vanessa Williams, Seth Green, Iman Shumpert, Kym Whitley, Chuey Martinez, Marsha Thomason, and Nazanin Mandi.
For more information on TWENTIES, visit BET’s Official Website and check out exclusive, behind-the-scenes content. Viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via social media on BET’s Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (@BET) using the hashtags #TWENTIESONBET.
“Twenties” will premiere March 4 on BET at 10PM ET.